Chris has been the Chief of the Fairhope Volunteer Fire Department for 9 years, with a total of 20 years with the Department. Chris started his fire service career 27 years ago in Putney, Vermont as a JR. Firefighter.
Chris has held numerous positions within the FVFD including 1st and 2nd Asst. Chief, Captain, and Lieutenant.
Chris has many certifications including VFF 160, Firefighter 2, Haz-Mat A/O, Inspector, Instructor 1, Live Fire Instructor, Fire Officer 1, 2, and 3, and EMT Basic.
During his free time, Chief Ellis enjoys movies, reading, video games, and family adventures.
Chris is a true asset to the FVFD and the citizens of Fairhope.